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Independence Day Celebrations

Independence Day Celebrations

Annual celebrations vary by community. Join others in putting on a show for the town. Enjoy fireworks over the lake, or a rodeo with a dance and fireworks ...
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Free Fishing Weekend & Annual Derby

Free Fishing Weekend & Annual Derby

The first full weekend in June is typically a free fishing weekend across Kansas, including the Mined Land Wildlife Areas ...
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Bone Creek Reservoir Fishing Tournament Update

Bone Creek Reservoir Fishing Tournament Update

David Defenbaugh shows off his catch in the May 7 catch and release fishing tournament at Bone Creek Reservoir west of Arcadia, Kansas. ARCADIA, Kan. - The Thursday night catch-and-release tournaments at Bone Creek Reservoir between Fort Scott and Pittsburg provide an opportunity for anglers and youngsters alike to practice ...
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Pittsburg Area Farmers’ Market to open May 9 with safety measures in place

The Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department has implemented new procedures at the market to ensure the safety of patrons and vendors, including protective barriers, markings to indicate a six-foot distance between customers, and a hand-washing station. The market will also be limited to 40 people at one time ...
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Southeast Kansas “chicken wars” makes international headlines

For a short time on April 30, 2020, "America's 'fried chicken war'" was a top headline on the homepage of BBC.com, one of the most visited news sites across the globe ...
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Four State Farm Show

Four State Farm Show

The premier agricultural event in the region since 1975. Features 700 exhibits and agricultural equipment. Free to attend ...
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COVID-19 shuts down NCBA Division II Post Season

Unfortunately the impacts of the CoronaVirus and the most up-to-date measures to prevent spread have now terminally impacted the NCBA’s chances of hosting any NCBA Division II post season activities ...
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Four State Farm Show rescheduled for July 24-26

The 2020 Four State Farm Show is headed to town after 36 years on the farm ...
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Outdoor recreation an option for physical distancing

Outdoor recreation an option for physical distancing

Enjoy a natural habitat unlike the rest of Kansas at more than 30 community parks, 50 miles of shoreline along 1,500 acres of public water, and several trails ...
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Schedule released for live music at Crawford State Park

Schedule released for live music at Crawford State Park

Regular live music returns to Crawford State Park for the third year. Regular outdoor performances begin May 1 and will continue through September 25 ...
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